Category: News

Music News
Culture of the Week 10.14.19
Friday, October 11, 2019
There has been so much great music released in the last couple weeks. All-around amazing artist, Sturgill Simpson’s... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Broadway Comedy News Theatre
Q&A with “Something Rotten!” music and lyricist Wayne Kirkpatrick
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Q – You and Karey [Kirkpatrick, Wayne’s brother] had this initial idea 20 years ago. Can you remember how it surfaced? A... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Education and Engagement News
Leading the way in performing arts research
Monday, August 20, 2018
What happens when you attend a Purdue Convocations performance? Does it refresh your memory of a novel you read, a favorite... [Read More]
2018-19 Season Friends of Convocations News
Welcome to the 2018-19 Convocations Season!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2016-17 Season News
Todd Wetzel named Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
West Lafayette, IN – Dr. Beth McCuskey, Vice Provost for Student Life has announced that, after a successfully completed... [Read More]
2016-17 Season News
Celebrating Convos alumni in the 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Friday, December 9, 2016
This year has been a great display of talent in the music world, and here at Convos we want to celebrate the success of... [Read More]
David Bowie’s Blackstar inspires Instagram movie
Thursday, February 25, 2016
UNBOUND: A ★ InstaMiniSeries is a 4 minute movie inspired by David Bowie's latest album, Blackstar. Premiering today on... [Read More]
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Convos alumni had a big year at the 2016 GRAMMYs
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Purdue Convocations has hosted a diverse array of styles and musicians since 1902. The 2016 GRAMMYs have rewarded past performers... [Read More]
2015-16 Season News
David Bowie, Philip Glass, and modern music influence
Monday, January 11, 2016
Music is a shared human experience and every artist has their muses. The great modern composer Philip Glass (performing... [Read More]